Tenaya Peak Rock Climbing
Taken a few days after the opening of Tioga Pass i...
The sweeping peak above Tenaya Lake, known for its easy 5th-class NW buttress.
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Weather station 8.7 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Northwest Buttress 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Tenaya Peak
This route features very easy climbing, but great exposure and views. Most of it can be simulclimbed. There are only two or three somewhat technical pitches near the summit.Low down there really is not one best way to go. Just up. From a large ledge halfway up the face, the ridge starts to lead the the west side. Most will simul-climb or solo the bottom 3/4. Up high you can make it easy or hard. We stayed on the right side of the ridge and belayed on great ledges (kept some pitches short beca...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Company at start of climb
The view of Stately Pleasure Dome across Tenaya La...
BETA PHOTO: The view from the summit. Yellow line shows appro...
Summited just after sunset. Never Stop Smiling!!!
Snow on the line of Tenaya Buttress, June 16, 2008...
lunch ledge - here we roped up for the crux pitch
Tenaya Peak from South Crack
BETA PHOTO: Tenaya Peak. Getting closer. Just before crossin...
Tenaya Peak from Tenaya Lake
wife Having fun on Tenaya Peak
Me on top of Tenaya with Half Dome in the backgrou...
Julia belaying me from about 3/4 of the way up
Tenaya Peak and Tenaya Lake
BETA PHOTO: Route follows line of least resistance up those su...
Tenaya Peak, Tenaya Lake, and a picturesque boulde...
Carl Erickson contemplating approaching storm clou...
Snowy Tenaya Peak May 11, 2013 -- treacherous desc...
BETA PHOTO: Above the lower ledge, looking down. Dead center,...
BETA PHOTO: NW Buttress as seen from the ridge at May Lake.
Rewarding view atop Tenaya.
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